AMT 172 : HEV II - Preventive Maintenance and Repair
Class Hours1 lecture and 6 lab
"C" or higher in AMT 171 or automotive industry work experience with instructor's approval.
Basic electrical knowledge of Ohm's Law and proper use of a DMM to determine voltage drop, shorts, opens, and resistance problems. Knowledge on basic theory of operation on automotive electrical and mechanical subsystems.
This course is designed to familiarize the student with hybrid and electric vehicle safety, hybrid internal combustion engines (ICE), regenerative braking systems, high voltage climate control system, power inverter and battery pack cooling systems, high voltage analysis tools used, high voltage safety systems, and 12 volt systems used in hybrid and electric vehicles. Hands-on application to safety disconnect, use of high voltage analysis tools to perform basic checks, and perform service and preventive maintenance on hybrid and electric vehicles.